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Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Don't do these 10 things when eating eggs

Don't do these 10 things when eating eggs

  • Do not discard egg yolk

Many people are worried about the cholesterol in the egg yolk. Indeed, egg yolk contains more cholesterol, and an egg yolk has a cholesterol content of more than 280 mg. However, there is no evidence that eating more cholesterol can lead to high blood lipids or heart disease.In fact, egg yolk is an uncompromising treasure trove of nutrients, rich in high-quality protein, monounsaturated fatty acids (oleic acid), lecithin, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, and also contains calcium, iron, zinc and other nutrients. 

  • Don't eat too many eggs

Eating one or more eggs a day does not increase the risk of cardiovascular disease or diabetes. But like any other food, eggs are good, don't eat too much. The Chinese Dietary Guidelines 2016 recommends not eating more than 7 eggs per week when other foods (milk, meat and fish) are normally consumed.
Of course, if the recipes contain insufficient intake of milk, meat and fish, or if you particularly like to eat eggs, or if you need to add protein to your body and eat a few more eggs, don't worry about any problems.

  • Don't eat raw eggs

Relatively speaking, raw eggs are not easy to digest, and they are also prone to bacterial contamination, which has certain safety risks. Therefore, it is not recommended to eat raw eggs. Some people like to eat raw eggs, then weigh the taste and safety.

  • Do not cook over or overcook

Cooking or frying is the most common way to cook eggs. Remember not to overdo it. If the boiling time is too long, the protein will be excessively solidified, and the egg will become hard and tough, affecting the taste and digestion and absorption.

  • Do not store eggs at room temperature

Now the temperature is high and the eggs are more susceptible to deterioration at room temperature. It is recommended to store the eggs in a refrigerated state so that they can be stored for more than one month. When you buy a packaged egg, look at the label. The quality of the egg within a week is relatively better.

  • Do not use iron for eggs

The iron content of egg yolk is rich, but it is difficult to absorb. Because a substance called yolk high-phosphorus protein in egg yolk inhibits iron absorption, the absorption rate of iron in egg yolk is only about 3%. Red meat, animal blood and alternative iron supplements are rather more economical.

  • Don't care about the color of the eggshell

Red-skin chicken egg skin eggs are good eggs. The color of the egg skin is related to a substance called "porphyrin" and chicken, but the nutritional value of the two is similar. Red skin or white skin, choose a color you like.

  • Don't be superstitious

Native chicken is a free-range chicken that feeds on insects, vegetables and weeds. Many people think that "earth eggs" should be better than the "foreign eggs" that are kept in the chicken farm and eat feed, but the test data does not support this speculation.
In comparison, the content of protein, carbohydrate, cholesterol, calcium, zinc, copper and manganese in earth eggs is slightly more, while fat, vitamin A, vitamin B2, niacin and selenium are slightly less. In general, the nutritional value of Tuyang eggs is not much different. However, because of the factors that the chicken eats, the earth eggs contain some flavor substances, which may make the diners feel better.

  • Don't believe that eggs and soy milk are the same

There is trypsin inhibitor in soy milk, which will inhibit the digestion of protein and affect the nutrient absorption of eggs. But as long as the soy milk is fully boiled, the substance is destroyed and will not affect the digestion and absorption of the protein.
So rest assured, when you drink soy milk for breakfast, please mix it with boiled eggs, tea eggs, and poached eggs. Don't worry. However, it is not a good habit to drink raw eggs into hot soy milk because it increases the risk of bacterial infection.

  • Don't ignore egg allergy

A study of children aged 3 to 12 years in China showed that 8.4% of children had food allergies, and the number of people allergic to eggs was the highest, accounting for more than half of all allergic people. Be sure to pay attention to this when feeding your baby to eat eggs. People with allergies to eggs should pay attention to the processed food labels, sometimes reminding them of eggs or other allergenic foods.
Eggs are good ingredients. But be sure to eat delicious and healthy. 

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